Renewable Energy

Tammemagi (2009, p.197) claims that “Renewable energy sources–such as windmills, solar panels, and hydro-electric generators, which produce no greenhouse gases–are an excellent way of combating global warming. The use of wind power, a seemingly simple and benign energy source, has increased rapidly in recent years as wind turbine technology. From 2000 to 2007, worldwide wind-power generating capacity increased from 18.000 MW to 92,000 MW, a five-fold increase. The world leader in wind power is Germany, followed by the United States, Spain, India, and Denmark. Denmark produces almost half of its electricity from wind.“

Tammemagi, H. Y. (2009). Air: our planet’s ailing atmosphere.


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